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Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye Tour Experience from Inverness

Tour ID: 1208
Tour Theme: Day Tours from the Highlands
This tour starts from: Inverness
Duration: 1 Day - 9 hours 45min approx.
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Operated by: Highland Experience
 

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Tour Description:

Eilean Donan Castle and Isle of Skye Tour from Inverness
This one-day adventure takes you thorough some of Scotland's most iconic scenery - past Loch Ness and Eilean Donan Castle - to reach the Isle of Skye. You'll then experience the very best that this magical place has to offer before returning home via the beautiful Black Isle.

And We're Off... Off to Loch Ness...

Your day starts with a bit of monster spotting as you drive along the shore of Loch Ness. You'll then stop close to the loch at the little village of Invermoriston, where you can take in the views and see a delightful ruined bridge which was designed by Eilean Donan Castle and Isle of Skye Tour from InvernessThomas Telford, the engineer behind the Caledonian Canal.

Views of Eilean Donan Castle...

Your journey then winds through pretty Glen Moriston and Glen Shiel and on past the Five Sisters, a stunning range of mountains that dominates the surrounding landscape. We'll then make a stop so that you can see Eilean Donan Castle. This is one of Scotland's most picturesque castles and is perched on its own island at the head of Loch Duich.

Over the Sea to Skye...

Eilean Donan Castle and Isle of Skye Tour from InvernessNext you’ll cross over the bridge to Skye and head for Kyleakin, where there’ll be a stop for lunch. Your tour of this magical island takes in the stunningly beautiful sight of the Cuillin Hills on the road to Portree, the capital of Skye and its colourful harbour.

Homeward Bound via Applecross and the Black Isle...

Your journey then heads back to the mainland past the little island of Eilean Ban, where Gavin Maxwell, the author of the "Ring of Bright Water", lived for a while. You'll stop at the lonely village of Applecross and then be driven home via the scenic Black Isle. Finally, there are fabulous views over the Moray Firth to savour as you reach Inverness by way of the Kessock Bridge.

1 Day Tour Journey to the Magical Isle of Skye! 
New Itinerary available from November 2017

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Day by Day Itinerary:

Tour HighlightsEilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye Tour Experience from Inverness

Eilean Donan*
One of Scotland’s most beautiful castles

Loch Ness Loch Ness
Home of the famous monster

The Isle of Skye
Time to relax and explore

The Cuillin Hills

The Black Isle
Wonderful scenery and fascinating history



Prices, Dates & What's Included:

2017 Departs: 09:15 | Returns: 19:15 approx
2018 Departs: 09:15 | Returns: 19:15 approx

Departure Point: Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness, IV1 1LT

Departs:
Daily 7th May – 30th Sep
Mon/Wed/Fri & Sun 9th Apr – 13th Oct
Additional Departures Subject to minimum numbers Wed, Fri, Sun 15th Oct - 8th April

Prices Per Person

Adult Price from £51 to £55 (GBP)
Senior (60+)/Student £48 to £52 (GBP)
Child ( 5-16) £48 to £52 (GBP)

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**children under 3 years of age are not accepted. See below for more price notes


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The tour price includes the services of a highly qualified driver guide that are passionate about Scotland eager to show off this beautiful country.

Note that entrance fees and meals are not included.

The type of vehicle employed on our tours varies depending on the number of passengers travelling on a particular departure. Generally tours are operated by 16 or 19 seat minibuses and 29 & 33 seat luxury mini-coaches. All vehicles are modern and specially built for comfortable touring. All vehicles have either forced-air ventilation or air-conditioning plus large panoramic windows to ensure the very best views. ABS, secondary breaking systems and a host of other safety features will ensure a safe trip.

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS FOR SCHEDULED TOURS
When a passenger wishes to make a cancellation of a scheduled 1 day tour tour the following charges apply:
- Within 24 hours of the tour departure, no refund will be given.
- Within 2 to 3 days before the tour date 50% of the tour price will be payable unless the seat can be re-sold in which case the passenger will receive a full refund..

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